How to Set Up the Apple Translate App

The new translation app for the iPhone is automatically available with iOS 14, but how do you get started using it?

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This article will tell you how to set up Apple Translate on your iPhone. Apple Translate is one of the many new and exciting features introduced with iOS 14. You can use it to translate a web page in Safari or translate text or spoken conversations in real time. The icon is added automatically to your Home Screen when you update to iOS 14, but how do you get the app up and running. Turns out, it's very quick and easy to do! Let's take a look at how to do it. For more tips on new iOS 14 functions and updates, be sure to check out our Tip of the Day.

Related: How to Use the Apple Translate App

How to Set up Apple Translate in iOS 14

  1. Open the Apple Translate app.
  2. A welcome screen will appear with some information about the Apple Translate app. Tap Continue.

  3. Another screen will appear with the option to share your audio recordings with Apple. Tap Share Audio Recordings or Not Now.
  4. The Translate screen will appear and you can get started!

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Amy Spitzfaden–Both

Amy Spitzfaden Both is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life, an award-winning novelist, and an iPhone enthusiast. Over the past decade, her work in the publishing industry has included live coverage of industry events including the Yale Publishing Course and Magazine Innovation’s ACT 9 Experience, providing editing services for several start-up publishing houses, and acting as newsstand consultant for magazines such as The Old Farmer’s Almanac and The New York Review of Books. She graduated from M.I.U. with a Bachelor’s in Literature and Writing, and has gone on to publish two novels and two short stories. Her debut novel Untold won the 2014 Chelson Award for Fiction.
Writing everything from book reviews to skincare tips, Amy discovered a passion for bringing exciting and useful information to even the most casual researcher. The mix of usability and endless possibilities is what drew her to Apple products originally, and the more she learns, the more she loves.
Amy lives in New Hampshire with her husband and daughter. When she’s not writing or glued to her iPhone, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and creating her own tea blends.